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Tracy Triangle VEX Robotics Tournament

28-Jan-2017 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
15-Aug-2016 00:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Jan-2017 00:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Date Change

Due to a facilities conflict, the date of the tournament has been changed from Jan 14 to Jan 28, 2017.  We apologize for any incovenience.

Waiting List

If the event is full, add your team to the waiting list here on Robot Events.  If spots become available, we will fill them from the waiting list.


We will have 3 competition fields in the gym for matches. There is plenty of seating for spectators. We will also have a skills challenge field in the gym. The pit area, registration, practice field, and snack bar will be next door in the cafeteria. Each team will have a pit table. Our snack bar will be open with snacks, drinks, and lunches available for purchase.

Tournament Results

Tournament results will be posted live here on our Robot Events page and they will be displayed on screens in both the cafeteria and the gym.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Jan-2017

Merrill F West High School
1775 W Lowell Ave
Tracy, California 95376
United States

Contact Information

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7:15 am - Doors Open, Registration, Inspections, and Practice
8:30 am - Drivers' Meeting
9:00 am - Qualifying Rounds and Skills Challenges
12:00 pm - Lunch Break
12:30 pm - Qualifying Rounds and Skills Challenges
3:45 pm - Alliance Selection
4:15 pm - Elimination Rounds
5:15 pm - Finals and Awards


All volunteers are welcome to contact the Event Coordinator, Randy Moehnke, at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All facilities are indoors.  The tournament will be held, rain or shine.

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds after Jan 1st, 2017.  Refunds will only be given prior to Jan 1st if there is a team on the waiting list that will take your team's place.

Date: 28-Jan-2017
Merrill F West High School
1775 W Lowell Ave
Tracy, California 95376
United States

Travel Info

Hotel information will be provided upon request - contact the Event Coordinator, Randy Moehnke, at [email protected].


Tracy is conveniently located in the Central Valley inside the triangle of I-5, I-205, and I-580. Tracy is about 50 miles from the Bay Area and about 60 miles from the Sacramento area.


Park in the main parking lot, between the stadium and the school. The tournament will be in the cafeteria and main gym, which are adjacent to each other and the main parking lot. Enter through the breezeway between the cafeteria and the gym.


Complete a VEX Release Form for each participant and bring it with you to the tournament:

Be sure you are familiar with the game rules for Starstruck:

Inspect your robot before the tournament and ensure it passes inspection using the Robot Inspection Checklist:

For a checklist to prepare your team for this event, please read
“101 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First VEX Tournament”:

Please use the Robot Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to the event:

Inspection Checklist


Please download our temporary license plate template if your team has yet to receive license plates:

Temporary License Plate Template


Please dowload and print a copy of the Drivers Meeting Notes:

Drivers Meeting Notes